Skunk At My House

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chickenmama94, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. Chickenmama94

    Chickenmama94 Out Of The Brooder

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    It was night time, and we hadn't shut out two ducks into the coop yet. The have a nest inside the coop. All of a sudden we heard them flapping there wings. So my parents and I run up there and peek inside the coop and there is a skunk in the nest, he dropped the egg and ran off. Could the skunk be a risk to my ducks and chickens? Is there anyway to prevent skunks from coming around them?
     
  2. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    Skunks can, and will kill chickens and ducks.

    Close your coop up earlier, that skunk will be back.

    You may end up having to figure out a way to trap it out or just shoot it.

    Good luck-
    Em
     
  3. Chickenmama94

    Chickenmama94 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks you. We got home later than we thought we were gonna be. We were scared.
     

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